2. Loads of PPP supporters did flee to cut cane in Barbados and in st Kitts. In 2005 the PPP was still in power and over 60% of the cane cutters on that island were Guyanese. The same article that you cite also makes mention of it, but I note that you don't show it. Even now in Barbados cane stays in the field unless PPP supporters cut it.
1. Incorrect about the reference to PPP.
2. Guyanese as a whole - from all ethnic backgrounds - indeed left Guyana for other parts of the world for various reasons.
3. The exchange of inhabitants from the islands to Guyana and Guyanese to the the islands existed for years and is nothing new.
4. Particularly from the 1930 many of the "Islanders" moved to MacKenzie where they were primarily employed at Demba, the bauxite company.